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Old Friends Reunited

Earlier this month, Middle East Studies Librarian David Giovacchini brought a Turkish manuscript to the Special Collections Processing Center for cataloging.  David had already created the core of a catalog record for the manuscript, identifying the author, text, and the source manuscript from which this manuscript had been copied.  348 more words

Manuscripts

For some reason the section relating to scientific communication at conferences has had a distinctly Chinese flavour….

Poster sessions are the ultimate manifestations of science as an open institution – rarely refereed and only lightly controlled, they have become the researchers’ equivalent of…

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Concept Briefs

Incunabula project

Guildhall Library is currently working on an exciting project regarding some of the rarest items in our collection – our incunabula. The library holds 72 incunabula – books, pamphlets or broadsides printed in Europe before 1501 – in our historic collections. 523 more words

Guildhall Library

The Texture of Evening: McGibbons Provenance 1991 Bladnoch 13 Year Old

Is there any point in reviewing a whisky bottled and shipped in 2004 and only recently found all dusty and alone in a liquor store 10 years later? 1,272 more words

Whiskey

A Raphael study for the Transfiguration in the Rijksmuseum

This post is part of a unique worldwide initiative in the international blogging community to celebrate the life, friendship and achievements of Hasan Niyazi (1975-2013), influential blogger, Raphael scholar and tireless campaigner for open access art history on the internet. 1,951 more words

16th Century

A well-travelled travel book: tracing former owners of a copy of Sandys' Travels (1658)

George Sandys’ Relation of a journey begun an. Dom. 1610, more commonly known as Sandys’ Travels, relates the author’s wanderings through Europe and the Middle East. 560 more words

Cardiff Rare Books Collection